Call to Artists and Artisans

506.859.2626

culture@moncton.ca

 

 

The Moncton Heritage Conservation Board is seeking to select one artist or artisan to design an art piece for the Heritage Conservation Awards and create three identical copies, one for each of the following categories:

  • Preservation/Restoration Award

  • Rehabilitation/Adaptive Reuse Award

  • Special Recognition Award

The award must be designed so that it can be reproduced in multiple copies for subsequent years.

 

About the program

The purpose of the Heritage Conservation Board Awards Program is to acknowledge, educate, commemorate, promote and celebrate the conservation of heritage valued building, properties, landscapes, culturally significant resources and individuals in the City of Moncton. The fundamental goal is to celebrate Moncton’s history.

About the commission

The selected artist must submit one design for all three categories. Artist may not suggest alterations for each category. The work must be 3D artwork or fine craft, reflecting the theme of the City of Moncton, excellence in architecture and built heritage conservation.

 

Each award must allow space for a plaque that will include the title of the award, the year and the name of recipient. The original piece can rest on a base in the material of the artist’s choice.

 

The finished awards must be delivered no later than August 26, 2021 at 4 p.m.

 

The artist guarantees that the artwork proposed is original and does not violate the copyright of any other person or entity. Copyright remains with the artist. The artist must assign the following rights to the City of Moncton: right to photograph, reproduce or include the image on the City of Moncton’s website and social media or in publications for non-commercial purposes.

 

The successful artist will receive a stipend of $1,500 for the final design in addition to the production cost of each award.

 

Preference will be given to artists or artisans residing within Westmorland, Albert and Kent counties and the First Nations communities of Elsipogtog, Buctouche, Indian Island and Fort Folly. In the event that local artists are not available or do not respond to this call, artists residing in other areas of New Brunswick will be considered.

Submission of proposal

Each proposal must be submitted digitally to: culture@moncton.ca and must include:

  • Drawing/rendering of proposed design with size and description of material(s)

  • Artistic statement and description of concept

  • Budget/costs for production of each award

  • Artist biography and resume

  • Three samples of past art or design work

  • Two references

Submission Deadline

Thursday, July 8 at 4 p.m.

 

Selection

The selection process will be made by members of the Moncton Heritage Conservation Board. Selection will be final and the successful artist will be notified by July 15, 2021. The hired artist will report to the Cultural Development Officer.

 

Information

Please contact Joanne Duguay at joanne.duguay@moncton.ca or 506-859-2626.